In this course, you learn how to use the AWS SDK to develop secure and scalable cloud applications using multiple AWS services such as Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Simple Storage Service, and AWS Lambda. You explore how to interact with AWS using code and learn about key concepts, best practices, and troubleshooting tips. This course may earn a Credly Badge.


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Learning Objectives

In this course, you will learn to:

Set up the AWS SDK and developer credentials for Java, C#/.NET, Python, and JavaScript
Interact with AWS services and develop solutions by using the AWS SDK
Use AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) for service authentication
Use Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon DynamoDB as data stores
Integrate applications and data by using AWS Lambda, Amazon API Gateway, Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS), Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), and AWS Step Functions
Use Amazon Cognito for user authentication
Use Amazon ElastiCache to improve application scalability
Leverage the CI/CD pipeline to deploy applications on AWS

  • Module 0: Course Overview

  • Agenda
    Student resources

  • Module 1: Introduction to AWS

  • Introduction to the AWS Cloud
    Cloud scenarios
    Infrastructure overview
    Introduction to AWS foundation services

  • Module 2: Introduction to Developing on AWS

  • Getting started with developing on AWS
    Introduction to developer tools
    Introduction to management tools

  • Module 3: Introduction to AWS Identity and Access Management

  • Shared responsibility model
    Introduction to IAM
    Use authentication and authorization

  • Module 4: Introduction to the Lab Environment

  • Introduction to the lab environment
    Lab 1: Getting started and working with IAM

  • Module 5: Developing Storage Solutions with Amazon Simple Storage Service

  • Overview of AWS storage options
    Amazon S3 key concepts
    Best practices
    Scenario: Building a complete application
    Lab 2: Developing storage solutions with Amazon S3

  • Module 6: Developing Flexible NoSQL Solutions with Amazon DynamoDB

  • Introduction to AWS database options
    Introduction to Amazon DynamoDB
    Developing with DynamoDB
    Best practices
    Scenario: Building an end-to-end app
    Lab 3: Developing flexible NoSQL solutions with Amazon DynamoDB

  • Module 7: Developing Event-Driven Solutions with AWS Lambda

  • What is serverless computing?
    Introduction to AWS Lambda
    Key concepts
    How Lambda works
    Use cases
    Best practices
    Scenario: Build an end-to-end app

  • Module 8: Developing Solutions with Amazon API Gateway

  • Introduction to Amazon API Gateway
    Developing with API Gateway
    Best practices
    Introduction to AWS Serverless Application Model
    Scenario: Building an end-to-end app
    Lab 4: Developing event-driven solutions with AWS Lambda

  • Module 9: Developing Solutions with AWS Step Functions

  • Understanding the need for Step Functions
    Introduction to AWS Step Functions
    Use cases

  • Module 10: Developing Solutions with Amazon Simple Queue Service and Amazon Simple Notification Service

  • Why use a queueing service?
    Developing with Amazon Simple Queue Service
    Developing with Amazon Simple Notification Service
    Developing with Amazon MQ
    Lab 5: Developing messaging solutions with Amazon SQS and Amazon SNS

  • Module 11: Caching Information with Amazon ElastiCache

  • Caching overview
    Caching with Amazon ElastiCache
    Caching strategies

  • Module 12: Developing Secure Applications

  • Securing your applications
    Authenticating your applications to AWS
    Authenticating your customers
    Scenario: Building an end-to-end app

  • Module 13: Deploying Applications

  • Introduction to DevOps
    Introduction to deployment and testing strategies
    Deploying applications with AWS Elastic Beanstalk
    Scenario: Building an end-to-end app
    Lab 6: Building an end-to-end app

  • Module 14: Course wrap-up

  • Course overview
    AWS training courses
    Course feedback


This course is intended for Intermediate software developers.




We recommend that attendees of this course have: In-depth knowledge of at least one high-level programming language Working knowledge of core AWS services and public cloud implementation


Length: 3.0 days (24 hours)


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